Production

Before the New Year holidays a few more months, and the Chinese manufacturers and traders with might and main began to prepare for it in July. Mass orders for Christmas and New Year decorations, Christmas tree decorations, garlands, and artificial Christmas trees usually begin to flow into the city of Yiwu, located 300 km south of Shanghai, in September.

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Golden maple sap syrup has become a symbol of Canada and some northern states. The tradition of the main Canadian delicacy dates back more than one hundred years: the Indians first learned how to “milk” the trees, and the Europeans who came to the New World adopted this art. Today, maple syrup is used as an additive to pancakes or waffles, added to pastries and desserts.

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The Englishwoman Catherine Beaumont, the actress who voiced Alice in the Disney cartoon Alice in Wonderland and Wendy in Peter Pan, also served as a model for animators. These old photos show how Alice was painted with a lively girl. Then the Disney studio could produce only 23-24 seconds of animation per week.

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The Russian supercar from Nikolai Fomenko has existed for several years, but has already managed to acquire a whole bunch of myths and rumors. So we decided to go to the Marussia factory and see for ourselves. However, in addition to production, we were offered to check the car and behind the wheel ... But before getting into the car, we also had the opportunity to see the whole process of creating a Russian supercar from A to Z.

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Timur Aghirov aka timag82 writes: “Another enterprise I specifically visited in Cherkessk is the first private car factory in Russia“ Derways ”, which successfully assembles cars of Chinese brands. I offer a photo report that captures the main points of the assembly - from unloading containers with CKD-kits to loading finished cars in car carriers.

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Previously, all smoked a pipe. Starting from the crocodile Gena and ending with Sherlock Holmes, from Carlson (yes) to Captain Vrungel. And Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn? Commissioner Megre, Josef Schweik and other hobbits? Today's story is not about the Ministry of Health and the dangers of smoking, but exactly the opposite - about the pleasure of smoking tobacco, or rather, about the master who creates the pipes for this very tobacco smoking.

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Today engineering specialties are extremely in demand. Among them is a profession for those who are not afraid of responsibility and loves complex mechanisms. (Only 8 photos) You are an energetic, if: 1. As a child, you cut off the streams and built dams Then they are waiting for you at hydroelectric power stations. They produce a third of all electricity in Russia.

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218 days are left to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, and the production of Olympic medals at the Adamas jewelry factory in Moscow is in full swing. A total of 1,300 gold, silver and bronze medals will be produced, which should take at least three kilograms of 999 gold, two tons of silver 960, and 700 kilograms of bronze.

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Alexander Popov writes aka Russos: “The St. Petersburg-Moscow Motor Depot depot, better known as Metallostroy, received eight new Sapsan trains from eight ordered trains. The first one arrived in Russia on the third of December last year, the second came on New Year's Eve, and now the rolling stock is being assembled and set up.

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Beer lovers are divided into 2 categories: First, they love to try different kinds of beer, and the second, on the contrary, “sit down” on one of the brands and drink it until it gets messed up or corny. The second category of citizens is a particularly tasty morsel for all brewing companies.

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January 30, 2011 in Los Angeles will host the ceremony of one of the prestigious awards of the world of cinema - the 17th awards ceremony "Screen Actors Guild Awards". And we invite you to take a look at the photos depicting the process of making Actor's figurines, which are given to the winners during the SAG awards ceremony.

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Over the past decade, Tesla has evolved from an ambitious upstart to the world leader in electric cars. Its Model S sedan has become a reference point for competitors, and right now the company is starting sales of the Model X sport utility vehicle. Both cars are manufactured at the Fremont plant in the USA. As expected from Ilona Mask, Tesla is one of the most advanced automotive plants in the world.

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In the year of the 10th anniversary of the largest producer of heat and electricity in the North-West of Russia - OJSC "TGC-1" - holds a contest for journalists, photographers and bloggers "Real Energy". The competition is dedicated to the energy system of the region, generation facilities and those who today work in the energy sector from the Baltic to the Barents Sea: there are 54 power plants and 7,000 employees of TGK-1 in the four constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

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Writes LJ-user gelio: L-410 UVP-E20 - a Czech-made universal twin-engine aircraft for local airlines that can accommodate 19 passengers. It is intended for operation on unprepared ground, grass, snow sites, as well as on airfields with short runways (about 600-700 meters), which, in fact, makes it an aircraft in the off-road category.

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Chusovoy Metallurgical Works is one of the oldest factories of the Urals in the city of Chusovoy, Perm Territory. The largest enterprise of ferrous metallurgy with a full technological cycle of metal production. The leading enterprise in Russia for the production of ferrovanadium, a major supplier of complex shaped rolled profiles, high-quality spring strip and finished automotive springs.

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Bogatyr coal mine is a coal mining company located in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan. It is part of Bogatyr Access Komir LLP. The Bogatyr mine, with a design capacity of 50 million tons of coal per year, was built in nine bursts from 1965 to 1979. In 1985, the maximum annual productivity was reached - 56.8 million tons of coal.

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It is believed that the chips appeared more than 150 years ago in the United States. Legend has it that in one of the elite American restaurants, the client (rail magnate Vanderbilt) did not like the signature dish of the restaurant "french fries" and he returned it to the kitchen, with a claim that the potatoes are too thick. The chef of the restaurant decided to make fun of the client and cut the potatoes into the thinnest slices and fry in oil served to the table.

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Now about the final stage in which the polisher is engaged - a wizard-man who turns oak fresh slate into furniture that breathes with old-fashioned furniture, as if it had come from Tudor times. Actually, the general stylist and, in part, the production technology of this furniture is taken from there. And they call it so because during the time of the six-year-old Henry VIII Tudor, massive carved oak beds and tables became traditional in the aristocratic houses of England.

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Says blogger Yuri Smithyuk from Vladivostok: “The opening of a trepang production plant took place in Slavyanka. The plant is engaged in the reproduction of the Far Eastern trepang, that is, young plants are grown here (about four months old), then the trepang leaves the plant.

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Today, many states on our planet have their traditional alcoholic drink, forever associated with the spirit of the country itself. France is proud of its famous cognac, Cuba - rum, Russia - vodka, and Mexico produces a drink that is banned from production absolutely in all other countries of the world - Mexican tequila.

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